griffith quarry museum

Penryn museum is open weekends

In the late 19th century, the currently Griffith Quarry Museum building served as the office of Griffith Griffith and his Penryn Granite Works. The surrounding 23-acre park contain ...

Find out about people, places, events of past

Wagon trains used to traverse the foothills, the valley and the mountains, taking travelers to the far reaches of Placer County. This weekend, modern-day trekkers can take the Her ...

Placer County museums 'hitch-up' for tour this weekend

Where on earth can you find more than 80 model aircraft, Elmer Gum’s sheriff’s office, root-beer floats, a mining tunnel, “Snowshoe” Thompson’s super-long skis and histor ...